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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2145 on: December 07, 2018, 12:10:38 PM »
I am trying to book TLV to FRA on 1/3/2019. I see a non-stop on UA for 25k miles. I am not signed into UA so this flight should be available on Avianca using Life Miles but it is not coming up.

Can anyone tell me what my options are.   
did you check rev price?  (With a fake return)
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2146 on: December 07, 2018, 03:54:20 PM »
did you check rev price?  (With a fake return)

What do you mean by this?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2147 on: December 10, 2018, 09:29:56 AM »
What do you mean by this?
on international flights you'll often find that booking a RT is much cheaper than booking a OW.


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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2148 on: December 10, 2018, 09:32:34 AM »
Looking to get on a specific flight
DEC 12TH
EWR-MUC-KBP
LH413/LH2544
In Y (gasp)

Can't find any mileage availability, checked both UA/M&M cheapest $ price I found is $780

Can anyone help find better?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2149 on: December 23, 2018, 02:13:01 PM »
Is there any risk to book on ANA a *A  award, for  someone that's not your family?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2150 on: December 24, 2018, 09:24:02 AM »
When booking *A TLV to NYC in J, and need to add an infant, do I need to pay 10% of the full fare directly to the airline, or do any of the *A partners allow booking with points?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2151 on: December 24, 2018, 09:28:06 AM »
When booking *A TLV to NYC in J, and need to add an infant, do I need to pay 10% of the full fare directly to the airline, or do any of the *A partners allow booking with points?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2152 on: December 24, 2018, 09:55:08 AM »
I think someone wrote here that Aegean doesn't charge anything to book an infant.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2153 on: December 25, 2018, 12:14:11 PM »
Whats the very best way to use UR on *A?

UA?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2154 on: December 25, 2018, 12:16:40 PM »
Whats the very best way to use UR on *A?

UA?
Depends. But usually. Only other options is SQ.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2155 on: January 13, 2019, 03:28:49 PM »
Need a few round trip United domestic tickets. Available on economy saver on United.com. Which mileage do I use to book for best value? I have Chase, Amex, etc. Singapore? It's within 21 days if that matters.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2156 on: January 13, 2019, 03:30:28 PM »
Need a few round trip United domestic tickets. Available on economy saver on United.com. Which mileage do I use to book for best value? I have Chase, Amex, etc. Singapore? It's within 21 days if that matters.
What's the route?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2157 on: January 13, 2019, 03:35:57 PM »
What's the route?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2158 on: January 13, 2019, 05:17:07 PM »
JFK-MSP   1/27-1/29
UA doesn’t fly from JFK.

Aeroplan probably best, unless you think you might need to cancel, then Singapore.

What’s the cash price of the ticket? More then $335 (value of 25k + tax)? Otherwise could be better off paying cash (or cash value points).
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2159 on: January 13, 2019, 05:48:15 PM »
What about LM?
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